December 1, 2020

National

Does Thomas Chan belong in prison?

Society

THE BEST OF THE SEASON

National

THE BATTLE FOR THE LEFT

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National

Does Thomas Chan belong in prison?

At 19, he killed his father while high on drugs. His case has reignited a historic battle over victims’ rights and criminal law.

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Society

THE BEST OF THE SEASON

An eclectic selection of just-published new fiction and non-fiction to get us through the nights of winter ahead

THE BATTLE FOR THE LEFT 2021
National

THE BATTLE FOR THE LEFT

An economic and health crisis. A progressive movement that’s surging. This is the NDP's moment to shine. Why isn't it?

Farewell, metropolis 6869
Society

Farewell, metropolis

Abandoned office towers, empty subways, deserted cafes—post-pandemic, many cities will never be the same
A lost world returns 2829
National

A lost world returns

Human remains unearthed on Vancouver Island have resurfaced the tragic story of the Pentlatch people
The star is born 6465
Society

The star is born

A new retrospective traces the remarkable rise of Joni Mitchell, from the small-town folk singer in Yorkville to an undeniable musical force
They Were Loved 4243
National

They Were Loved

Our ongoing project to pay tribute to every single Canadian lost to COVID-19, in partnership with Carleton University’s Future of Journalism Initiative

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LETTERS

Too many sins It was likely impossible to condense Trump’s transgressions to three full pages of readable font (“The unpresidential president,” United States, November 2020). But in the future, if it’s not possible to fix layout issues, please include a magnifying glass.
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National

PADDLING AGAINST THE CURRENT

Haley Daniels and her father, Kimberly, have blazed separate trails—together
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THE YEAR THAT CHANGED EVERYTHING

The pandemic, political upheaval and an economic crisis have exploded truths and ideas that mere months ago seemed so fundamental they were beyond question

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